Border Patrol vehicle

2 Marines Allegedly Smuggle Immigrants at Border for Cash

Two Marines based at Camp Pendleton face federal charges after allegedly accepting money to pick up undocumented immigrants near the U.S-Mexico border. Three undocumented immigrants were in the back seat, and they told authorities they planned to pay $8,000...
Photo of steel fence protecting the border between Mexico and the United States at the Tinajas Altas Mountains in Arizona.

ICE Gets More Prison Space for Immigrant Detainees

NPR is reporting that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it has acquired new space in federal prisons to house immigrant detainees — more than 1,600 beds. An ICE spokeswoman attributed the need fo...

How to Provide Universal Healthcare in California: Walters

In Sunday’s CALmatters column, Dan Walters theorizes that the driving force behind the call for universal healthcare at the state level is a desire to expand coverage to the “million-plus” undocumented immigrant adults living in California. Walters points o...